Definition of Macarena in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmäkəˈrānə/


A dance performed with exaggerated hip motion to a fast Latin rhythm.
Example sentences
  • The dance became so popular in America, it inspired a Macarena festival at the Dodger Stadium in LA.
  • If you haven't got the Macarena dance music already I recommend that you get the Latin Fiesta CD which not only has the Macarena dance but lots of other great fiesta party songs.
  • Now you can show everyone how to dance the Macarena at your next party!


Apparently from the title of a song by the Spanish duo Los del Río (1993).

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Syllabification: Ma·ca·re·na

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